VORG Baseball Puzzle #9

Its been a while since we’ve had a baseball crossword puzzle, so here you go.  You can solve this on-line here, or print out the PDF.

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Across
1. Slang for baseballs thrown at high speeds
5. Shutouts (abbr.)
8. Begin
13. Came down
14. “Follow me!”
15. Toyota model from the 1990s
16. “The Mod Squad” role
17. Braves rookie pitcher David ____
18. Twins outfielder Oswaldo ____
19. NL leader in RBI this season
22. Husk
23. Biochemistry abbr.
24. Of lesser size
27. Former Padres reliever ___ Meredith
29. Flat-topped cluster of flowers
33. “Butterfield 8” author
34. Massenet opera
36. “Dig in!”
37. “Web gem”, often
40. Rum ___ Tugger (“Cats” cat)
41. Dmitri or Delmon
42. 1954 AL batting champ Bobby _____
43. Level
45. Ryne Sandberg’s middle name
46. Come to light
47. Bean counter, for short
49. Ancient Andean
50. The “Man of Steal”
58. One who puts you in your place
59. ___ Whitcomb, co-founder of MySpace
60. Longtime Tigers 3B Brandon ____
61. Thumbing of the nose
62. Frozen ___ (solid line drive)
63. Cork’s country
64. Expressionless
65. “We Know Drama” cable network
66. Check

Down
1. Feeler
2. Cubs manager with infamous tirade, 4/29/1983
3. Hokkaido native
4. Expos who yielded tape measure homer to Strawberry in Olympic Stadium, Opening Day 1988
5. Aaron ___, 10-0 for Yankees in 2005
6. Set-up man’s stat
7. Single runs
8. 13-time 20-game winner for the Braves
9. Airport area
10. Fungal spore sacs
11. Pirates rookie pitcher Ryan ____
12. Perfectly
14. Group in church robes
20. ___ spoon (cheap cafe)
21. Allen ____, leading MLB in batting avg. with RISP this season
24. Assignments
25. John Cougar Mellencamp album of 1983
26. A Judd
27. Backbone of an animal
28. “Metropolis” writer/director Fritz ____
30. Himalayan legends
31. Twin crystal
32. Phillies rookie pitcher ____ Martin
34. Loyal
35. “Make yourself ___”
38. NBC debut on morning of 1/14/52
39. Birds’ homes
44. Manager for 2003 World Series winners
46. ____ Thornton, Indians slugger of the 70s and 80s
48. Brisk
49. All thumbs
50. ___ Ortiz, led NL with 21 wins in 2003
51. “___ It Romantic?”
52. Leading the Majors in getting hit by pitch this season
53. Jim Ray ____, hit 139 homers for Giants from 1964-68
54. Black, in poetry
55. Agitated state
56. Shrek, e.g.
57. Large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies

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